What Happened on August 19, 1934

Historical Events

  • The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cleary, American US Hockey HOF center, (Olympic gold 1960, silver 1956) and coach (Harvard University 1971-90), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • David Durenberger, American politician, (US Sen-R-MN, 1978-95), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota (d. 2023)
  • Michael Naura, German jazz pianist, radio broadcaster, editor and anti-nuclear proliferation activist, born in Memel, Lithuania (d. 2017)
  • Renee Richards [Richard Rankind], American trans-sexual tennis player and coach (took USTA to court and won), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1934
1934 Highlights

About August 19, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo